Born: Ontario, Canada
After a short modeling career as a youngster, Austin moved onto doing commercials. He began acting at the age of eight. An ambitious young actor, he wasted no time making the jump into the television and film industry and was cast as Auzzie in Family Channels series DEBRA! Austin also plays Andy in Life with Boys on YTV/Nick. Austin has also had principal roles on the television shows Living in Your Car, Doddlebops and has appeared in The Ron James Show, The Rick Mercer Report, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Mudpit and Guest starred in a series of movies for Nickelodeon based on the adventures of Roxie Hunter. Austins other feature credits include Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer and Jesus Henry Christ. Most recently Austin has had the chance to welcome the opportunity to make the transition from child/teen actor to adult actor. Taking on more challenging roles such as the lead in a very dark role in the short Portrait of Ryan, a guest role in the popular TV series Hannibal on NBC as a serial killer & a mugger in the feature film He Never Died. Austin has also loves doing voice for animation & narrative productions, he has a tenor voice. Austin has been humbled to have been nominated 11 times and won 3 Young Artists awards and had 5 nominations and 1 win for Mississauga arts Council MARTY(Emerging artists of the year award), 2 nominations for a Joey Award and 1 win. In addition to acting, Austin is also interested in what goes on behind the camera. He is doing his Bachelor of Film And Television at Sheridan College. His love for cinematography and sound have found him writing, filming, directing, editing & acting in a few short films of is own & helping out other filmmakers. He has a new respect for the crew when he is on set acting.. Austin has always been involved with current events and environmental issues and began devoting time to organizations that give back to the community. Austin is very involved with anti-bullying programs and an initiative called Blessings in a Backpack which is dedicated to ensuring less fortunate children have enough to eat and are able to perform to the best of their ability with the benefit of proper nutrition.
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